This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 29, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.WATCH NOW
Ted’s story is one of fate, love, survival, hard knocks, and redemption. It’s the rags to riches story of a refugee escaping Cambodia, arriving in America in 1975 and building an unlikely multi-million-dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry, the donut.
Director: Alice Gu
Writer: Alice Gu, Carol Martori
Producer: Jose Nunez, Alice Gu, Farhad Amid, Tom Moran
Executive Producer: Ridley Scott, Freida Lee Mock, Andres Rosillo, Juliana Lemus, Jonny Hwang
Cast: Ted Ngoy, Christy Ngoy, Mayly Tao, Ning Yen, Chhay Bun Ngoy, Kom Chris Ngoy, Susan Wahid, Chet Ngoy, William Mimiaga, Savy Ngoy
Director of Photography: Alice Gu
Editor: Carol Martori
Music: Peter Lauridsen
Watch our conversation “Rise & Dough” featuring filmmaker Alice Gu and special guests, hosted during the LAAPFF Virtual Showcase in May.